Nigeria's former attorney-general Dr Olu Onagoruwa passes away at the ripe old age of 80

ONE-time human rights activist and former attorney-general of the federation and justice minister Dr Olu Onagoruwa passed away in the early hours of today at the ripe old age of 80.

 

Dr Onagoruwa was appointed attorney-general by the late head of state General Sani Abacha, in November 1993. He, however, quit the post few months later due to agreements with the then military government.

 

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US bans its citizens from travelling to North Korea after one of its students dies following detention

WASHINGTON has banned its citizens from travelling to North Korea with effect from the end of August in response to US citizen Otto Warmbier dying in detention after being jailed in the country for 15 years.

 

Two American agencies that operate tour in North Korea, Koryo Tours and Young Pioneer Tours, said the ban would be announced on July 27 to come into effect 30 days later. Young Pioneer Tours was the agency that took US student, Otto Warmbier, to North Korea.

 

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Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council to plan further meetings with Arewa Youth Council

OHANAEZE Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has decided to further its meetings with the Arewa Youth Council ahead of the latter's October 1 deadline which it gave to all Igbos living in northern Nigeria to leave the region.

 

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Former Spanish monarch King Carlos reported to have slept with 2,154 over an 18 year period

SPAIN's former monarch King Juan Carlos is reported to have had sex with about 2,154 women over an 18 year period between 1976 and 1994 according to a new book published about his life due out in September.

 

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OJ Simpson to be released on Nigerian independence day after being granted parole in Nevada

FORMER football star and actor OJ Simpson has been granted parole by the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners after serving nine years in prison for a variety of offences including armed robbery and kidnapping.

 

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Niger State government to demolish houses built along river banks in response to recent floods

NIGER State government has announced plans to demolish houses and other structures along river banks in the state as part of a plan to construct a comprehensive drainage network in response to recent flooding.

 

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Lagos couple granted divorce after husband claims he caught his wife in bed with her pastor

LAGOS couple Tunji and Romoke Oyedele have had their 23-year marriage annulled by an Igando Customary Court after the husband accused his wife of infidelity by sleeping with her church pastor.

 

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Senators begin work on new bill aimed at getting suspension from global anti-graft body lifted

SENATORS have began the process of decoupling the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) in order to get the country's suspension from the international anti-graft watchdog the Egmont Group lifted.

 

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APC confesses that it does not understand what most Nigerians mean by restructuring

NIGERIA'S ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has conceded that it is perplexed as to why Nigerians are clamouring for a restructuring of the country and added that it is still not fully aware of that the clarion call means.

 

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